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Diani Beach

Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Amazing beach

The beach and the ocean is really nice. The only downside is that there are a lot of beach boys and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Santiago, Chile

If you want quiet time, spectacularly white sand beach, no crowds, swim in the Ocean (the waves... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

The beach and the ocean is really nice. The only downside is that there are a lot of beach boys and people trying to sell you things

Thank MarionRogers
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want quiet time, spectacularly white sand beach, no crowds, swim in the Ocean (the waves are not too high at least at the time we were there), choose Diani. Its pristine.

Thank Myview2020
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If it wasn't for the beach boys, this beach would be perfect. But after a few days of them you work out how to avoid and say no and then you are free to explore without hassle

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beach is so beautiful, not many people in July. You can swim easily and walk along the beach. Nice sunrise.

Thank nicolasgadiot
Reviewed 1 week ago

During my trip to Mombasa, my hotel was up in Nyali beach but local friends took me down for a day to Diani beach. I was a solo traveler on this trip and my first thought was that I should have booked a hotel on...More

Thank Elisabeth T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So beautiful sand and sea but impossible to access to this beach without be canvass by a lot of beach boys for different request!

Thank Xxavier02810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean, tranquil beach with not much human traffic. Lovely for fantastic & romantic walks. Also good for kids

Thank Kirimi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too quiet, scary at night, not much to do, everyone tries to sell you things for at least 5 times the price, bad vibes, under developed, sadly, the beach boys don't leave you alone, it was an experience and that's it, wouldn't come again.

Thank Hafez I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Diani Beach for the first time over weekend for the 5 a side touch rugby tournament. Simply stunning setting. Playing rugby on the gorgeous white sand with Indian Ocean as a back drop will never be forgotten. Some of the later games even ended...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One statement, when you talk to Aquaman again, tell him I said Hi because you just can't have a clean beach occurring Naturally.. I enjoyed the view from all angles.. Highly recommended for thrill seekers, sky diving, deep sea diving, kite surfing e.t.c.. Thank you...More

1  Thank AbdulQadir Y
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6 December 2016|
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Response from Lstyles4u | Reviewed this property |
it's best have the hotel do your Laundry. the do not have laundry mats in Dani. and most people do not have washer or dryers in their homes. so if someone took it home when would they wash it then hang it outside to dry and... More
6 December 2016|
Response from Michael_Blahm |
Hello from Diani, you can found in Ukunda, is neary, but also in the hotel they do, wehn you need a Safari, please check Umbrella Safari
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3 December 2016|
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Response from Storm S | Reviewed this property |
Chale Island (contact through Nomads). Snorkeling and seafood lunch at Shimoni contact Pilli Pipa Dhow company